Definition of Deserve in English :

Define Deserve in English

Deserve meaning in English

Meaning of Deserve in English

Pronunciation of Deserve in English

Deserve pronunciation in English

Pronounce Deserve in English


see synonyms of deserve


1. deserve, merit

be worthy or deserving

Example Sentences:
'You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of deserve
1. (transitive)
to be entitled to or worthy of; merit
2. (intransitive; foll by of) obsolete
to be worthy

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


see synonyms of deserve
verb transitiveWord forms: deˈserved or deˈserving
to have a right to because of acts or qualities; be worthy of (reward, punishment, etc.); merit
verb intransitive
to be worthy

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of deserve
tr.v. de·served, de·serv·ing, de·serves
To be worthy of; merit: She deserves a raise. He deserves to be treated with respect. See Synonyms at earn.

The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.